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Biden: ‘Trump is a joke’

Biden: ‘Trump is a joke’

Former Vice President Joe Biden didn’t hesitate to call President Trump a “joke” Tuesday during an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. Asked whether he thinks the president should sit down ...

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In America, Being Poor Can Cost a Fortune

In America, Being Poor Can Cost a Fortune

The ink is barely dry on a trillion-dollar tax cut for multinational corporations, and one of its largest beneficiaries is already looking for more. Earlier this month, Bank of America ...

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Trump threatens to shut down the government again over immigration

Trump threatens to shut down the government again over immigration

President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government again this weekend if Democrats don’t agree to his immigration-reform plans, specifically what he called loopholes in the system that could ...

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Trump aide: Some immigrants ‘too afraid’ to sign up for DACA

Trump aide: Some immigrants ‘too afraid’ to sign up for DACA

Some immigrants may have been “too afraid” or “too lazy” to sign up for the Obama-era program that offers protection from deportation, White House chief of staff John Kelly said ...

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Livery driver who killed himself in front of City Hall claimed New York pols ruined his livelihood

Livery driver who killed himself in front of City Hall claimed New York pols ruined his livelihood

Driven by disgust for politicians he blamed for destroying his livelihood, a for-hire car driver shot and killed himself Monday at the gates of City Hall. Doug Schifter, 61, posted ...

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U.S. trade deficit rises to nine-year high on robust imports

U.S. trade deficit rises to nine-year high on robust imports

The import-driven surge in the trade gap reported by the Commerce Department on Tuesday also suggests 3 percent annual economic growth may be hard to achieve. Imports, which subtract from ...

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House of Representatives passes budget bill in bid to avoid another closure

House of Representatives passes budget bill in bid to avoid another closure

The House of Representatives passed a short-term budget bill, moving Congress closer to averting another government shutdown. With a Thursday deadline drawing closer, the vote kicks action over to the Senate. The ...

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Ivanka Trump to attend Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump to attend Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump will lead the Presidential delegation to South Korea for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic winter games, a White House official told. The first daughter and ...

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Tillerson: Russia would face consequences if it meddles again

Tillerson: Russia would face consequences if it meddles again

Russia will face consequences if it meddles in the US legislative election this year, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday. CIA Director Mike Pompeo warned last month that he ...

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There are 64 US jihadis in Iraq and Syria, finds new report

There are 64 US jihadis in Iraq and Syria, finds new report

Sixty-four Americans have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join jihadist groups, according to a new report. The George Washington University Programme on Extremism’s report, titled “The Travellers: American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq,” included several people ...

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